• Engineering
  • Published 1992

Strategic Environmental Assessment: Amending the EA Directive

  title={Strategic Environmental Assessment: Amending the EA Directive},
  author={Robert {\vC}ern{\'y} and William R. Sheate},
The European Commission is at pre­sent considering the extension of Envi­ronmental Assessment ("EA") require­ments to policies, plans, and program­mes ("PPPs"), or strategic EA ("SEA"). Under the current EA Directive 85/337/ EEC Mem ber States need to perform EA only at the project level. The inclusion of PPPs in the current directive was hotly contested in the debates leading up to its adoption. Although PPPs were finally excluded from the Directive, the Com­mission has contemplated since the… CONTINUE READING